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The investment strengthens the company’s international market presence and expands its expertise in tube manufacturing. more

Dec 1, 2017 8:00 PM Manufacturing

While legislation means that plain packaging is an increasing prerequisite for many tobacco packs, certain Asian markets still allow brands to reflect their identity through their packaging. more

Dec 1, 2017 8:00 AM Features

Packaging: It Couldn’t Be Any Plainer

Images courtesy of Imperial Brands Plc, left, and Japan Tobacco International, right

Plain packaging continues to rear its head with the United Kingdom being is the latest country to introduce it. But does plain packaging have the deterring effect regulators claim? more

Jul 10, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Japan Tobacco Inc. has announced the nationwide launch of 15 “Look Up to the Sky” limited edition packages from Mevius. more

May 16, 2017 12:00 AM Products

An elegant looking filter tip and laser printing-enhanced packaging go a long way in establishing brand appeal among consumers – and nobody knows that better than China’s paper and packaging suppliers. more

Nov 1, 2016 3:00 PM Features

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Intelligent services that promote overall equipment effectiveness benefit customers by helping them to extract more performance from their equipment and optimize cost structures. more

Nov 1, 2016 12:00 AM Manufacturing

New research into the habits of smokers has found many are unaffected by anti-smoking policies like plain packaging, and in some cases, are actually encouraged to smoke. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM News

Tobacco control campaigners in New Zealand say they are thrilled with their government’s decision to press on with plain packaging for tobacco products. more

Mar 1, 2016 12:00 AM News

Chinese cigarette packaging manufacturers are actively engaging overseas markets with a strategy that aims to optimize their packaging products and services at a time of sluggish growth in sales of tobacco products. more

May 1, 2015 12:00 AM Features


From the Associate editor


Is anyone accountable for their own life anymore?

Alcohol and sugar are found to be a health risk but the tobacco industry faces harshest criticism.

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